Sara Angulo Benitez, Head of Citizenship Europe, Barclays
More and more studies show clear evidence that young people lack the necessary skills to secure employment or become entrepreneurs themselves. By now we have been talking about the skills gap for quite a long time and calling businesses for action, to get involved and contribute to minimising this gap – Barclays has answered that call and partnered with JA Europe to guide the next generation on the path to success, entrepreneurship, and employability.
JA Norway, News from the Network
"I will never forget this day" said Natalie Hettervik Flesjaa (18) after shadowing H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon through an ordinary day at work.
17 years old, Natalie was a successful CEO for Smartfood UB. Due to her good results as a leader and the outstanding achievements of the company, Natalie was carefully chosen as one out of 30 young entrepreneurs to participate in Leaders for a Day in Norway.
Amadeo Petitbò Juan, Board Member, Fundación Rafael del Pino, Spain
The economic crisis and the new challenges faced by European societies have led to the emergence of a new group of young students who are characterized by their passion to become an entrepreneur and their ability to face the risks attached to join a business activity.